The world is talking about sustainability in every single sphere of life today. Be it technologies, design, architecture, food and even fashion. Art is following the trend. Artists all around the world have been exploring the environmentally friendly materials for a long time. Land art or earth art or environmental art famously appeared as a post-war movement in 1960-70s mainly in the UK and US. Artists from the Japanese movement of Mono-ha and Italian Arte Povera were also actively experimenting with natural materials and exploring the environment.
Interested to know where it all began and what are the latest developments in green art today? Here is our reading list with the essential monographs of big names in land art like Maya Lin and Richard Long, as well as a vast selection of opinions on eco art by thinkers from around the globe.
It's high time art becomes an advocate for much needed changes in ways we treat nature and think of environment today.